About the Authored
Novels – starting with my earliest
Hubris – a detective story involving a Herostratic terrorist. I was a teenager, whaddya want.
Castle-Builder – a man builds his dream house – then he has to live in it.
Warspite – story of a country that descends into genocide, and a small group of stranded people who fight to make it stop.
The Rise and Demise of The Blah Blah Vaginas – story about some Recent College Graduates who start a band.
Dirgey Thundercurrent – a magical murder mystery set in the Five Colleges of Massachusetts.
Public Key – a kid’s on the run from a crime he didn’t commit. he has to prove his innocence before he gets caught. all he has are his wits and his laptop. fortunately he’s pretty good with both.
Northern Tier – story of a bicycle courier in the ruins of a post-apocalyptic world.
The Sweat of the Brow – story about a man who turns to crime to avoid dying of old age. UNFINISHED.
Fraidel Rose – story of a business consultant who just hates being bored. IN PROGRESS.
Angel of Hadley – story of the eponymous angel, it being America’s Rashomon and New England’s father tragedy.
Angel’s Tale – story of a hero, and of a man who watches heroes. Postcybernoir.
Arbiter of Elegance – story of a Manhattan girl who takes a country boy under her wing – and vice versa.
Baito – detective story set in the skyscrapers of Tokyo. aka Yanki.
Bell-Maker – story about a medieval German bell-maker who is kidnapped by Mongols and taken thousands of miles to the court of Kublai at Xanadu. Based on a true story.
Boom – story of a modern-day boomtown springing up around a substance more valuable than oil
Connection Lost – story about a grad student riding out the temporary collapse of civilization caused by the crash of the internet.
Curer – story about an HIV+ research scientist who tries, desperately, to find a cure for his disease. aka The Man Who Cured AIDS.
Damascus Blade – murder mystery involving Queen Victoria’s personal blacksmith. aka Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Damascus Blade.
Glow in the Vault – story of a Recent College Graduate who falls in with an accidental alchemist. A twist on the twists of HP Lovecraft.
Lord and Master – story about a rape in a Victorian stately home. Loosely based on the proclivities of Lord Kitchener.
Nine Months in Earthland – a little bit of science fiction. UNFINISHED.
Soar – story about an IT guy who get pulled into cutting-edge research and cutthroat corporate espionage
Stiletto – story about a Renaissance blacksmith who is contracted to make a murder weapon.
Trans-Siberia – story about a kid trying to cross Russia in winter. Includes an extended metaphor for preservationist monasticism! (I was in high school)
Travelogue – story about murder tourism. UNFINISHED.
Voices in the Heads – story about the world’s first psychotherapist for artificial intelligences.
White Smoke – story about a POW camp which happens to contain a chemist. digging tunnels is well and good but making bombs is better.
Plays, Poesie, &c
Boring – a stageplay (or camplay) about a revolution in Africa being managed by a guy in a suit in America.
loljobs – chronological blathering about my quest for unemployment. Includes the output of my #loljobs hashtag on Twitter. FOREVER IN PROGRESS.
Obituaries – deathographies for various people, mostly fictional characters.
Poems – yeah. those things.
Minuscule – little illustrations of little curiosities.
Reviews – opiniongasms
Second Semester Seniors – a stageplay I wrote when I was a second semester senior in high school. I think it’s on here somewhere.
The Series – A TV series about making a TV series.
Quotebooks – aphorisms and other utterances
Uncategorized – Everything else.